During the hurricane briefing, the President said, "I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico, but you're throwing our budget a little out of whack, because we've spent a lot of money on Puerto Rico, and that's fine, we've saved a lot of lives".
Stricter gun laws have been proposed after previous mass shootings, but most Republicans and some Democrats repeatedly have balked at what they see as infringements on the right to bear arms embedded in the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., added his name to a growing list of Democratic lawmakers calling on Congress to pass stronger gun control laws. Republican leaders of the Senate and House, however, showed no interest in such legislation. John Barrasso (R-WY) and Sen. "Break from the NRA, which is making things worse, and work with us to get something done", Schumer said.
Andrew Luck finally set to return to practice for Colts
Week one it was Scott Tolzien , who played horribly against the LA Rams, finishing 9 of 18 for 128 yards and two interceptions. The coach confirmed Luck would be out this week versus San Francisco and there is no timeline for his return to game action.
"The investigation has not even been completed", McConnell said when asked if could support banning the conversion of semi-automatic guns to automatic guns - a bill being written by Sen.
"It's particularly inappropriate to politicize an event like this", McConnell said of the slaughter of 59 people at a concert Sunday night.
But Ryan also indicated House Republicans had shelved legislation that would make it easier to buy gun silencers, a proposal supported by the NRA that was passed by a House committee three weeks ago. They canceled a hearing on it after a gunman wounded Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) and others at a congressional baseball practice earlier this year. "I don't know when it's going to be scheduled", Ryan said Tuesday at his morning news conference.
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